A 25-hour introduction to forensic linguistics and judicial language is being offered by the University of Valladolid in Spain, with convenient hours for those who work – from 5pm during the week and on Saturday mornings. The short course will run on 26 & 27 February, 4, 5, 11 & 12 March 2016.
This year’s conference at the University of Verona Department of Law runs from Tuesday 24 May to Thursday 26 May 2016.
It seems that in the United States, a bill may soon add pink protective wear to the existing orange that hunters are required to wear. The legislation was approved by the Wisconsin State Senate last week, and now goes to the State Governor, Scott Walker.
In view of the fact that many readers of this blog – for example legal translators, lawyers working internationally, legal interpreters, or lawyer-linguists – are self-employed, I noted with interest a recent review published by the European Commission’s Directorate-General Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion entitled Employment and Social Developments in Europe. There are some very interesting findings on self-employment and entrepreneurship, including significant changes since 2000.
An international conference entitled “TransLaw2016 – Translation and Interpreting as a Means of Guaranteeing Equality under Law“, on legal language, translation and interpreting, is to be held from 2 to 3 May 2016.
It is being organised by the School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies at the University of Tampere, Finland.
A couple of weeks ago, a man removed a 190-plus bottle display of nail polish from a store in Manhattan, New York. Police estimated the value of the goods at more than $1,500. In view of the dollar amount of the crime, the thief faces a charge of grand larceny.